Custodian resume sample

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Custodian resume sample

Does your resume need some cleaning and maintenance? To be considered for top custodian jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume that puts your skills front and center. For resume writing tips, view this sample resume for a custodian that Isaacs created below, or download the custodian resume template in Word. 

Jobs for custodians are projected to grow by 10% (or 236,500 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaNew YorkTexasFlorida, and Pennsylvania; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos AngelesChicago, Washington D.C., and Houston

The median wage for a custodian is $12.38 per hour, according to Monster data.

Additionally, you can search for custodian jobs and maintenance jobs on Monster.

Custodian resume template

Corey Winter
Sometown, MD 55555 | Home: (555) 555-5555 | Cell: (555) 555-5551
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Custodian | Janitor | Maintenance worker

Safety-conscious, loyal and hardworking school janitor with highly regarded custodial skills and a reputation for thoroughness in cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds. Respected by administrators, faculty, staff and students—known for positive attitude and personable demeanor.

Work proficiencies include:

  • Cleaning and maintaining floors (sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, waxing, stripping, buffing and polishing)
  • Scrubbing and sanitizing restroom facilities
  • Removing snow and ice from walkways and parking lots
  • Handling light facility repairs
  • Keeping janitor room and closets clean and organized


ABC SCHOOL DISTRICT | Custodian, 2014 to Present

Provide cleaning, upkeep and facility maintenance of grounds and buildings on 3-acre campus. Partner with janitorial crew to clean classrooms, offices, restrooms, cafeteria, auditorium, gymnasium and library.

Key Contributions:

  • Helped develop cleaning checklist that elevated the consistency of custodial activities throughout the school.
  • Ensured accurate inventory and timely restocking of janitorial closet. Implemented computerized forms that improved communication with district office to prevent delays and stock-outs on needed supplies.
  • Managed setup and teardown for events such as open houses, commencements, award ceremonies, assemblies, parent-teacher conferences, sporting competitions, concerts and plays.
  • Spearheaded green recycling program in partnership with local nonprofit organization that has raised $5,000+ from recycling paper, cans and printer cartridges.
  • Kept facilities and grounds safe and in compliance with state, county and city codes.
  • Named “Employee of the Month” in June 2017 and earned high marks on performance reviews for work ethic, attention to detail and commitment to the school community.

DEF CHURCH | Custodian and Groundskeeper, 2010 to 2014

Coordinated with facility manager to clean building and grounds for church with approximately 450 members.

Key Contributions:

  • Maintained cleanliness of sanctuary, offices, meeting rooms, kitchen, restrooms and gathering hall.
  • Assisted with seasonal painting projects and loading/unloading of donated food, clothing and other goods.


XYZ SCHOOL | High School Diploma

Clean Drug Screen & Background Check | Available for All Shifts


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